1999 Polaris SLH, SLTH, SLX, SLTX, PRO785 Factory Service Manual, Page 175Get this manual

1999 Polaris SLH, SLTH, SLX, SLTX, PRO785 Factory Service Manual, Page 175

ENGINECOOLING DisassemblynnspectionPolaris Engines Crankshaft Main Bearing Inspection 1 Clean crankshaft thoroughly and oil
end side clearance with feeler gaugeCompare to specifications Measure Side Clearance Connecting Rod (Big End) Radial Clearance
1Rotate rod on crankshaft and check for rough spotsCheck radial end play in rod by securing crankshaft in holding fixtureSet
up dial indicator as shown in illustration at rightSupport connecting rod against one thrust washer and apply up and down
pressure on connecting rodRead total movement of indicator and compare to specificationsReplace rod, bearing, pin, and thrust
washers if clearance is excessiveImportant Note: vel}' small amount of radial play is normal and may be barely perceptible
when inspecting by feel Dial Indicator Connecting Rod Crankshaft NOTE: Specialized equipment and sound knowledge of crankshaft